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Adjusting the ContrastBritish Television and Constructs of Race

Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100986
eISBN:
9781526132185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100986.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Through contextual and textual analyses, Adjusting the contrast: British television and constructs of race explores a range of texts and practices that address the ongoing phenomenon of television’s ... More

American Independent CinemaRites of Passage and the Crisis Image

American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Anna Backman Rogers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anna Backman Rogers argues that American independent cinema is a cinema not merely in crisis, but also of crisis. As a cinema which often explores the rite of passage by explicitly drawing on ... More

Barbara La MarrThe Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

Sherri Snyder

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174259
eISBN:
9780813174839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174259.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1914 at age seventeen, strong-willed, infamous Reatha Watson was declared by juvenile authorities to be “too beautiful for the city” and banished from Los Angeles. She soon returned, became ... More

Charles BurnettA Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

James Naremore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this, the first book devoted to one of the world’s most admired independent filmmakers, James Naremore offers a close critical study of all of Charles Burnett’s important works for movies and ... More

The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and RussiaBetween Pain and Pleasure

The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474405140
eISBN:
9781474426718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This edited collection is the first book to draw together a range of theoretical and critical approaches relating to the filmed human bodies of Eastern European and Russian cinema. While much ... More

Cinematic NihilismEncounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

John Marmysz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Exposing and illustrating how an ongoing engagement with nihilistic alienation may contribute to – rather than detract from – the value of life, this book both challenges and builds upon past ... More

Coming-of-Age Cinema in New ZealandGenre, Gender and Adaptation

Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Alistair Fox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book investigates the coming-of-age genre as a significant phenomenon in New Zealand’s national cinema, tracing its development from the 1970s to the present day. A preliminary chapter ... More

Contemporary British Horror CinemaIndustry, Genre and Society

Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Johnny Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Combining industrial research and primary interview material with detailed textual analysis, Contemporary British Horror Cinema looks beyond the dominant paradigms which have explained away British ... More

Indefinite VisionsCinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Martine Beugnet, Allan Cameron, and Arild Fetveit (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474407120
eISBN:
9781474434874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407120.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Audiovisual culture often privileges the instantly identifiable: the recognizable face, the well-timed stunt, the perfectly synchronized line of dialogue. Yet order and clarity do not come ... More

Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295049
eISBN:
9780520967946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295049.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Jack Benny became one of the most influential entertainers of the 20th century - by being the top radio comedian, when the comics ruled radio, and radio was the most powerful and pervasive mass ... More

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